Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Oakland Raiders Rookie

The excitement behind the Oakland Raiders incoming rookie class can take expectations to a new level.

Most fans are innately optimistic about the fresh talent with the utmost faith in their team’s general manager and coaching staff to make the best choices to improve the team. However, coaches and general managers are fired every year for poor personnel decisions, and sometimes rookies don’t pan out.

The Raiders drafted 10 rookies in hopes of elevating this franchise out of a rut and overturn the team's struggling ways. Oakland continued to pick up talented, undrafted players to add depth and fill in some roster gaps.

As Raider Nation hopes for the best in the upcoming season, we’ll discuss the best and worse possibilities for the 2015 rookie class, with the addition of two undrafted rookies who stand a good chance of making the 53-man roster.

Wide receiver Andre Debose was waived during organized team activities, per ESPN’s Bill Williamson and therefore omitted from this listing.

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